Timelines in Ancient History

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Timeline
A way to show the order of events in time
Scale
The ratio of time measured on a timeline; it may be short or long periods
B.C.~A.D.
Before Christ ~ Ano Domini, Latin for the Year of Our Lord, was used in the 19th and 20th centuries to identify dates
B.C.E.~C.E.
These abbreviations are used now to identify dates; it refers to “Before Common Era, Common Era” or “Before Christian Era or Christian Era.”
Range of time/date
This is determined using math equations and tells the number of years between two dates.
Capitalize on Timelines
Events, proper names, monuments, buildings, ancient ruin sites, languages, abbreviations for centuries
Century
A one hundred year period on a timeline
21st Century
The term used to refer to the years 2000-2099
20th Century
The term used to refer to the years 1900-1999
19th Century
The term used to refer to the years 1800-1899
Millenia
A one thousand year period in history
Event
A significant date or range of dates in history; it may be about a person, event, war, treaty, legal document, etc.
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